As we previously reported, this measure is the House Republican proposal to reauthorize federal higher education policy. There are a number of proposed changes to the existing higher education law that would impact postsecondary CTE, but ACTE is concerned that the bill does not adequately address issues of access and ... Read More
Recently, a bipartisan coalition of 237 members of House of Representatives sent a letter to the leaders of Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee urging them to act on Perkins reauthorization.
Just before the previous Continuing Resolution (CR) for FY 2018 funding would have expired on December 8, Congress cleared a two-week extension of government funding. Funds will continue to flow at current levels until December 22 in order to allow more time for an agreement on FY 2018 funding levels ... Read More
The Task Force—representing companies, trade and industry groups, educational institutions, and labor unions—brings to the table substantial workforce development experience in addressing the nation’s skills gap.
Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) introduced a bipartisan resolution to encourage investment in education and training for American workers by designating September 2017 as “National Workforce Development Month.”